The informal summit of heads of state and government of the EU has made little progress in resolving the immigration crisis. So said on Thursday, September 20, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, on arrival on the second day of the informal meeting.
About it reports RBC-Ukraine.
A new migration crisis in the EU is associated with a rapid accumulation of refugees and economic migrants on the territory of the community, primarily in the southern countries – Italy, Spain and Greece.
No specific progress, but I think that we have this year will be able to bring closer the positions on the protection of external borders”, – he noted, answering a question on the discussion on migration.
Germany and Austria called for strengthening the protection of external borders of the EU.
Earlier it was reported that the European Council adopted the Commission’s proposal to place up to 2020, 10 thousand border guards at the external borders of the European Union.